This is the first popup co-working space for young ambitious African women. The space will enable entrepreneurs to learn new business skills, develop relationships with fellow entrepreneurs and connect directly with investors.
The week will open on Sunday 20th September 2015 at 5 PM with a free open house hosted by premium financial services company PAL Pensions. While enjoying complimentary cocktails and cupcakes guests can sign up for different classes and participate in an interactive panel titled ‘Setting Yourself Up For Success’. The panel will feature Abimbola Sulaiman, Vice President of Investments at PAL Pensions, health expert and TV host Dr. Julz, Founder of LEAP Africa Ndidi Nwuneli and visual curator Yagazie Emezi.
During the week, members can work from 8 AM – 9 PM out of the community space where they will have access to private meeting rooms, high speed wi-fi, and fresh coffee and pastries from the onsite Cafe Neo. During the day there will be various open workshops such as ‘How to Join a Global Startup’ with the Managing Directors of Jumia and Kaymu, ‘Thinking Long Term About Your Money with PAL Pensions’ and ‘How To Maximize the GTBank SME MarketHub‘.
In the evenings, members will have the opportunity to learn from senior business executives including Aliko Dangote, Hakeem Belo-Osagie and Yewande Sadiku in private fireside chats. There will also be fun networking events with a ‘Motherland Mogul Paint Party’ with PTN Africa and a style experience session focused on ‘Looking and Feeling The Part’ featuring tutorials from fashion and beauty women led startups – Thando’s Shoes, Beauty Rev NG, Eve & Tribe and ORIKI Group.
The full schedule for the week as well as access passes are available at www.sheleadsafrica.org
Date: Sunday 20th – Friday 25th September 2015
Time: 8 AM – 9 PM
Venue: Cre8 co-working space, Agoro Odiyan street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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